June 3, 2022

Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

University of Arizona wind tunnels are used to investigate what happens to objects traveling at hypersonic speed.

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Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

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Researchers are using University of Arizona wind tunnels to investigate what happens to objects traveling at hypersonic speed. UA mechanical engineering professor Jesse Little describes how the practical uses for hypersonic technology go beyond military weapons and space travel.

Jesse Little spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Space Institute.

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